Mission, Vision and Values

mvv_circles only-01 The mission of CIDDE is to promote excellence and innovation in teaching, learning and scholarly activities at the University of Pittsburgh.

We endeavor to achieve this mission by:

● Developing and supporting teaching and learning environments

● Providing expertise in instructional design and development

● Maximizing the application of current and emerging instructional technologies

● Collaborating with academic partners

● Delivering professional (creative production) services

● Providing superior service

mvv_circles only-02 The vision for the Center for Instructional Development and Distance Education is in three to five years we will be nationally recognized as a model center for teaching, learning and technology:

● We are integral to the success of the University of Pittsburgh

● We are leaders in the innovative use of scholarly research in teaching and learning

● We are leaders in the innovative use of technology in support of teaching and learning

● We define best practices in professional development that ensure quality course design and the effective integration of technology

● We provide high-quality, mission-critical services to the university

mvv_circles only-03 Our work is guided by these values, and we are committed to:

● Excellence in all we do

● Collaboration

● Innovation

● Service to the University community